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    February 16, 2013
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kira, you have new information this hour? >> i do. neighbors tell me they believe a ten-year old girl died in a second story apartment fire. we have video from the fire. 911 received a call about 12:15 this morning, someone reporting the fire but first responders say the fire may have been burning for quite some time before anyone called for help. at one point in the fight the floor of the second story apartment collapsed. two firefighters fell through the floor to the first floor. i'm told they suffered minor injuries. they will be okay. a neighbor told us he was woken up by the fire and his neighbor, a mother, wags calling desperately for help. >> i heard like mommy, mommy, and then the house just went like boom like after i got my dogs out -- after i got my dog out. but pretty much what happened was the lead whose -- the young girl who died, who was ten years old, her mother knocked on our neighbor's door and our neighbor knocked on our door to alert us.
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but pretty much the lead was mad because she couldn't get upstairs to her daughter. >> crews contained the fire in about two hours. they are still on scene investigating what ignited the fire. dozens of neighbors in adjoining apartments are displaced this morning. the red cross is here helping to provide them with shelter and food for the next couple days. reporting live in treasure island, kira klapper, abc7 news. >> kira, thank you. it's certainly been a strange 30 hours for things coming out of says. you have the giant astroid that came close to earth. the meteor that hit russia and just last night a meteor streaked through our sky. a lot of people saw it. >> reports are coming in from around the bay but mostly on the peninsula. a bright blue strike streaking across the western cy around 7:40 tonight. someone claiming to have recorded the meteor while driving down 280 posted this video on youtube.
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another witness looked at the video and said it's what he saw as well. we caught up with people who saw it at ocean beach in san francisco. >> it looked like a big, like a flash of lightning. that's basically what it looked like. it was quick. i thought it happened twice. he only -- at least three times. >> we saw two lights like right over there. >> it shone over the whole bay. it was like insane. >> apparently there was another bright meteor seen in the sky. maybe not as bright as the one that was seen in russia. >> more people seem to be paying attention to the sky after a meteor slammed into russia today. it streaked across the siberian sky and smashed into the earth with the power of an atomic bomb, injuring more than 1,000 people, mostly from broken glass. n.a.s.a. said the meteor was about the size of a building and moving at 40,000 miles per hour. >> the recent occurrences is probably what makes it
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interesting. it's definitely what has we up here. >> what do you know about astroids? >> i know they can be dangerous. >> meanwhile another astroid is passing very close to the earth. it's the closest any astroid has ever gotten to the earth. stargazers came out to get a glimpse of a fuzzy dot on a video screen. 17,000 miles seems like a long distance, but it's so close the earth that astronomers see hits gravity has the potential of pending it's path. >> astronomers say it's a wonderful coincidence. reporting from the space and science center in oakland, i'm allen wong, abc7 news. >> if you snapped a picture of last night's meteor, we would love to see it. just send it to us. u report at kgo-tv.com.
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>> it's certainly unlikely that a meteor would ever hit your home, but if it did, are you covered by an insurance? michael finney got some answers. >> it is one of the things definitely covered under the homeowners policy. a lot of people doesn't realize it because it doesn't happen that often, but if it does, it would be covered. >> on insurance industry spokesman also said damage from the meteor concussion like we saw in russia would also be covered. other events likely covered under the homeowners insurance includes lightning strikes and falling satellites. after 8 days aboard the carnival cruiseship triumph. two northern california women are finally home this morning. julie and her mother flew into the oakland airport last night. her nine-year-old son missed her so much he literally took her off her feet. after the bear hug on the
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ground, nine-year-old ricky also had a big hug for his grandmother, connie. despite the conditions aboard the ship, they said their travel group of five women did fine. julie said she even used skills she practiced with her son who wants to be an eagle scout. she tied square knots for their tent on the deck. >> we were working together. yeah, what you showed me, yes. >> it all came in handy? >> it all came in handdy tieing sheets together. >> once we realized the fire was out and it was going to be all right, it took longer than we thought to come home. >> julie and connie said this experience was not scared them from ever taking a cruise again, but they will study the next ship a little closer and make sure it's newer. abc7 news reporter sergio has more from oakland international airport. >> as julie and thousands of other passengers aboard the carnival triumph moved home, the trouble shipped was moved to a
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repair dock in mobile, alabama. that's where investigation of the cruise ship will begin. for some even the journey home met with technical problems. a charter bus broke down en route to new orleans stranding passengers for more than an hour. pictures shot will illustrate the conditions aboard the the triumph as the ship went dark and five inches of sewer water collected? , collected in their cabin. they said the situation aboard the triumph was tough but tolerable and that included caring for some people who had kids aboard. >> i think the kids had fun. they were running around on the ship. the crew did a lot to play with the kids and have events for them. i don't think -- i think the parents of the children were probably more stressed than the children themselves. >> i was thankful we didn't have our kids with. >> definitely. >> they were aboard for a group surprise 40th birthday celebration for her sister. they praised the crew who tried to make the best of a bad situation.
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>> another passenger aboard the carnival triumph of has already filed a federal lawsuit over who whole ordeal. i asked julie and connie what they think of taking legal action and they say, of course, conditions aboard the ship were bad, but they don't believe it's worth a lawsuit. in oakland, abc7 news. new this morning, seven teenagers were rushed to san jose hospitals last night after their large s.u.v. rolled in the city's terrace hill neighborhood. our media partner, san jose news, reports three of them had significant injuries. the crash happened shortly after 10:00. no other vehicles were involved. rescuers say there's no sign of alcohol being involved, but there were obvious signs the s.u.v. was speeding. a santa clara man is accused of threatening a state senator and he is now charged with ten felonies. everett did not enter a plea during his first court appearance yesterday.
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the 45-year-old is accused of e-mailing a death threat to the state senator because of his efforts to tighten gun control laws. investigators searched the man's house for a fourth straight day yesterday. they have seized multiple weapons. the man will be back in court next week. >> coming up, the lavish items jesse jackson junior he and his wife bought with campaign funds. also marin county gets a piece of military machinery that we are used to seeing in war zones. why the sheriff says it's a why the sheriff says it's a necessity. [ male announcer ] with citibank it's easy for jay to deposit checks from anywhere. [ wind howling ] easier than actually going to the bank.
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citibank popmoney. easier banking. standard at citibank. >> olympic blade runner oscar pistorius is said to be on suicide watch as he awaits tuesday's court appearance for the murder of his model girlfriend at his south african home. family members say he's numb with shock and grief after making a tearful appearance this court yesterday. they strongly refute the allegation of first-degree murder burks refuse to elaborate on that. pistorius remains in jail while prosecutors comb his home for evidence. a south african newspaper reports a neighbor found him trying to give the lead cpr. police have reportedly been to the house responding to a domestic fight just two hours
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earlier. good morning america will have much more on the developing story coming up at 7:00 a.m. >> former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. and his wife face potential prison terms after they agreed to plead guilty to spending $27,000 in campaign funds on themselves. they bought furs, a gold watch and a hat once owned by michael jackson. it's not clear how much prison time they can serve when they are sentenced in a few months. legal experts predict jackson jr. would likely serve at least a few years as breach of a public trust while his wife could serve maybe only a few months for filing a false tax return. the marin county sheriff's department is buying an armored vehicle to use in response to everything from terrorism to snipers. this is the truck in question. it's a bearcat ge res stew vehicle. it can be stand explosions from things like roadside bomb. it comes with a $370,000 price tag.
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critics say the money could have been better spent elsewhere but officials say the armored vehicle could be used region wide in the case of a terrorism attack. for example, we know that the golden gate bridge and the oil refinery in richmond are targets for terrorism. in such an instance we have this now to help them. >> marin will join 66 other california counties with similar mclaren vehicles. it is 6:15. lisa is here with a look at what we can expect in the great outdoors tomorrow. >> today. >> today, tomorrow? >> as we head outside we are looking at a nice shot from our roof camera. 55 degrees downtown. certainly mild. we have a return to an on shore push. kind of like a summer pattern this morning. i'll explain and till about the rain when that arrives all come up. >> thank you, pleasa. also next last month they
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couldn't lose and now they can win. the sharks try to snap a six-game losing streak in chicago. larry beil has the highlights
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welcome back, everyone. it's 6:18. it is shaping up to be a nice one. >> we have cooler temperatures and return to the rain but we also have mild weather for today. as we head outside in the sierra nevada, some folks making plans to head up to the mountains. they call it ski week for some folks around the bay. a little new snow for parts of the sierra nevada in the upcoming days. but today really mild. right now 18 in truckee. 6:58 the official sunrise, setting at 5:50. we haven't had any snow here in a little bit. we saw some last week. but overall the snowpack continues to decline and back home we are looking at some higher clouds and some low clouds, stratus we call it. live doppler 7hd, partly cloudy conditions around the bay. we are looking at mild conditions except if you are at our coast where we are 13 degrees cooler this morning. so we've got on shor winds and there will be a little cooling here and there.
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overall very mild this morning san francisco. 54 average highs. just in the upper 50s to near 60 this time of year. we will surpass that. numbers drop into the upper 30s in spots with cooler numbers. and mild conditions around mountain view at 46. 39 in gilroy, 49 in salinas. how about 59 in monterey. this morning some areas of warmer up in santa rosa, but we talked about those on shore winds. they are bogey to play a key element in our cool down for tomorrow. and then by monday we've got low pressure that is headed towards the bay area, bringing much cooler conditions. so mild to warm again today. more 60s and 70s. the cooling trend starts really tomorrow across the bay with numbers dropping back into the upper 50s at our coast. a chance rain arrives overnight on monday and tuesday, wow, highs will just be in the 50s with light rain and low snow levels entering the bay. so our pacific satellite picture remains pretty much unchanged except we have a weak cold front to the north and west of us.
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this will allow for the on shore winds to return. it begins to nudge this ridge of high pressure to the east of us. and as that happens, with he get that wind shift and this allows for maybe a few high clouds today. this really isn't going to do much to change our sky cover. we still see mostly sunny conditions but then we are looking at an area of low pressure, a pretty chilly area of low pressure that begins to head our way, bringing anywhere from a half to a third of an inch of rain across the bay come tuesday. so starting out in the teens and low 50s today for the northern sierra. how about 60 yosemite with mid-60s at our coast. we had 80 yesterday around santa cruz. 79 los angeles. still really warm here with mid-60s in vegas. and bringing you back home, 67 downtown today. but if you are spending anytime in stinson, ocean beach, we will be a little cooler but still a brilliant afternoon there. 69 concord, 70 san jose. down by the monterey bay, we talked about that 80 yesterday. cooler, but still very, very nice. 72 in gilroy, hollister and 67
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monterey. here's the academy claver seven-day forecast. 60s and 70s today. another mild afternoon. cooling begins tomorrow, upper 50s to mid-670s. here comes the rain on monday night. tuesday rain changing to showers. staying cool but dry on wednesday. and then the end of the week another system brings us more rain. back to february-like weather. that as good thing. >> if we must. >> yeah. >> thanks, lisa. we are joined from new york to tell us what is coming up at 7:00 on "good morning america." good morning. >> katie, good morning to you. coming up on "good morning america," new claims surfacing in the blade runner shooting. oscar pistorius breaks down in court. pressure questions, including did he really try to resuscitate his girlfriend? also luxury lawsuit. did the discount really try to
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sell fake tiffany diamondbacks? another mission impossible for tom cruz. he is suing some magazines for $50 million over a story claiming he abandoned his daughter from his home. enthusiast they are demanding information to his personal life. will he cave? and last night the nba's annual all-star celebrity game. he's live from houston this morning with the details on all his heroic acts and the performance itself. that's my hometown. i love seeing him. he was really nerve bus that so that takes guts. >> it does. tough job. tough job. thank you. good to see you. >> lee you later. >> in sports, this afternoon stanford hosts ucla and usf will meet give-ofth-ranked gonzaga on the hilltop. last night the sharks tried to
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snap a six-game losing streak in chicago against the blackhawks. larry beil has the highlights in this morning's sports. good morning, everybody. for the sharks, january was spectacular. they were 7-0. february is a disaster. now 0-7 after yet another loss, this one in chicago. the captain, joe thornton, doesn't fight too often, but jonathan toews was asking for it. second period, 1-0 hawks. the little knuckler into the neutral zone, off the post, and antti niemi completely lost it. that's a soft goal and it's a killer. sharks respond. tim kennedy, just called up from the minors, first goal. 2-1. hawks still lead. now 3-1 chicago. niklas with a rocket. top shelf. this blackhawk team has not lost a game in regulation this season. the sharks, they are losing plenty. their 7th in a row, 4-1, the final. grizzlies adams has reported to a's camp. actually it's josh reddick. but he didn't shave during the offseason so if zz top needs an outfielder, reddick is perfect. a's pitchers and players already
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in camp. first full camp workout is in phoenix on sunday. as for reddick, he and coco crisp had an offseason bet to see who could grow the longest facial hair, and i do believe we have a winner. >> what i've been told, i've been declared the winner among my peers. i think coco has accepted his loss and trimmed his up. i don't know what it will bring to the table. they say it will slow me down on the base pads and outfield. it's a matter of combing it down and letting the wind run through it. >> oh, brother. >> looking to defend his title at hp pavilion. facing dennis. he's one of the best serves in the game. 14 aces. takes the first set. a tie break on match point. his return goes long. he moves on to the semifinals in san jose. 7-6 and 6-3. sixth-ranked cal in so cal taking on number 15 ucla in women's hoops. brittney behind the back. jennifer brandon had 14 points.
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boyd also with 14. a little runner the lane. nicely done cal with their tenth straight victory, taking care of the bruins 79-51. homer laker coaches the trojans. cooper a great defensive player. his trojans could not stop shenay. 26 points, 15 boards, making a living in the paint as stanford rolls 79-59. their ninth consecutive win. the nba all-star game is sunday in houston. rising stars game played friday night. ricky rubio between the legs with the assist here. two. ruin bow, and he gets high and mighty! beale! >> one of the very high and mighty beils, bradley beil, my cousin. klay thompson had 11. and on the losing end as team
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truck dominated team shaq. 163-135. that's a wrap on morning sports. be sure to join mike shumann with spring training reports at five and six here on abc7. have a good weekend, everybody. i'm larry beil. >> coming up next, a violent home invasion in a usually quiet san francisco neighborhood. the unlikely weapon the criminals used to carry out their crime. and the new technology set back for the dmv. after years of computer crashes, they have now given up on a
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>> new this morning as we come up on 6:30. what is the president doing? he's in florida golfing with friends while the first lady and their daughters take an annual ski trip. the president stepped off air force one in west palm beach last night. he was then driven nearly an hour to the coastal palm city community behind the gates of the exclusive floridian yacht and golf club. he will return to washington on monday after spending what he calls me time with golf buddies.
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he encourages lawmakers to enact the economic proposals he laid out in the state of the union address instead of reducing it through cuts alone. >> instead i propose a balanced approach. one that brings down responsible approach to bring down the costs of healthcare and saves hundreds of millions of dollars by getting rid of tax loopholes and deductions for the well-off and well-connected. >> on the republican side, alabama congresswoman martha warns that the president and congressional democrats want to use the march 1 sequester deadline to raise taxes again while making deep cuts in military spending. opponents of president obama's policies and proposals plan to protest at all 50 state capitals today, including sacramento. the effort is being led by opponents for amnesty of illegal immigrants. but other groups are also expected to turn out. new this morning a $2 million partnership will be announced at 11:00 involving three state parks in marin county.
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county and state officials made a deal with a nonprofit group to expand hours at china camp, the tomalus bay and the other state parks. the park will now see expanded hours. >> a year ago the partnership was formed to raise matching funds to keep china camp from being closed completely. the effort grew in size to allow today's announcement that all three parks will be operated through the partnership. the marin state park association took advantage of a newly passed law that put a freeze on closers after the discovery of more than $50 million the state parks department had in hidden accounts. they will celebrate a new agreement with the national park service that will deep samuel taylor state park open. now to a home invasion robbery with a hatchet. it happened in an area of the city where that kind of crime is not expected. the story from abc7 news reporter thomas ramone. >> he let him in. there was no forced entry that we know of.
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>> he said he's known the victim who lived in this house for more than 25 years. >> he's had encounters with other houseguests who have threatened and hurt him. so this is not -- this is not an isolated incident. >> san francisco police are calling the incident that happened at 10:30 thursday night a home invasion robbery. police say three men broke into the house and attacked the 69-year-old resident while he slept with a hatchet, then attacked his roommate. >> the victim was brutally attacked in his own place by these suspects. the victim had no time to react and just did his best to defend himself. as you can imagine, the second victim coming home and walking into a home invasion in progress was also viciously attacked. >> reasons for the attack differed from the police reports what neighbors have experienced having in the home in the past. this troubles tom who lives a few houses down from the victim. he said the neighborhood is closely guarded by residents.
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>> i'm stunned more than anything. you don't anticipate that this would ever happen on our block. i don't know what really to make of it because it just seems so out of the ordinary. >> san francisco police have not released the names of the two victims. they do say, however, they were hospitalized with nonlife-threatening wounds and police are asking anyone with information to police giver them a call. abc7 news. two armed robbers are on the lose in hayward. police in hayward say a man trying to sell his car through craig's list was tied up in his home and robbed at gunpoint friday. our media partner, the contra costa times, reports the victim called police to report what happened at his apartment complex in the 200 block of carlos b boulevard after he freed himself. the man told police he met two men in the arcing lot to discuss selling his vehicle but the armed men then followed him into the apartment, tied him up and robbed him. they did not take the car. new details about the death of the ex-cop christopher dorner.
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investigators now believe he shot himself in the head. he have tied tuesday in the san bernardino mountains. the family who owned the cabin saw it yesterday. he held jim and carroll hostage on tuesday when they showed up to clean the cabin. the sheriff's department is defending deputies from criticism dorner hid out right under their noses. >> he left the door unlocked so a maintenance man could come in and check the residents and work on it. it appears at that point christopher dorner had already entered that residence and locked the door behind him. our deputies knocked on that door and did not get an answer. in hindsight, it's probably a good thing that he did not answer based on his actions before and after that event. an autopsy will determine dorner's official cause of death. authorities say they recovered silencers and assault weapons from dorner at sites connected to him. the state of california has spent hundreds of millions of
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dollars to overhaul it's aging computer infrastructure, but now a third state agency is baling on that overhaul because it doesn't work. this time it's the dmv. abc7 news capital correspondent nannette miranda has the story from sacramento. >> the $200 million effort to overall dmv's 40-year-old computer system that processes drivers licenses and vehicle registrations has been halted. after seven years and 135 million taxpayer dollars only the driver's license portion is close to to getting done. >> we thought it was a time to bring the project to an end because they weren't going to get to an agreement on how to finish it out. >> the stalled dmv project is the latest in the string of high- profile blunders of that plagued state government. last week comptroller john chung fire the contractor charged with the $400 million upgrade to the
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safe payroll system because it's years behind schedule, triple the original estimate and it doesn't work. last year after doling out half a billion dollars the courts pulled the plug on the effort to electronically connect every courthouse in the state when the cost ballooned to $2 billion. >> it's ironic that california being the birthplace of the high-tech industry can't seem to get its act together. >> but the state's technology chief said they do have some successes. california is the first state to have a mobile app store. an online voter registration system kicked off last fall and family and friends can make online reservations to visit an inmate. carlos admits the state may be too big for certain projects. >> technology projects in and of themselves can be pretty complex undertakings, but when you take on something of the scope and scale of california, they are inherently risky. >> state department heads don't make projects easy either. >> what we've heard from some of the people in the private sector is that the state will ask for something, but then they will change their minds later or they aren't clear as to what they
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really want. >> the state will be evaluating what to do next and the court and dmv projects. the state comptroller said he will sue to get at least some of the taxpayers money back. abc7 news. >> coming up next, a new app that many people will find very useful. while the developers call it the expedia of parking. and let's take a live look outside. the view from mt. tam in marin county. we are looking at a gorgeous, colorful sunrise over what will be a sunny day. lisa argen will have your forecast in
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>> as cities get more crowded, one question looming on the horizon as cities get larger is where do you put all the cars? jonathan bloom found out there's more room than you might think, and now there's an app to help you find that room. >> to see the breathless parking valets running around san francisco's downtown marriott, you might not guess this is one of the slowest times of the week. they expertly squeeze cars between pillars, entire rows of spaces sit empty for good reason. >> we don't turn away hotel guests. we always have parking available for hotel guests. >> but they aren't coming for ours and meanwhile the garage is full.
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why can't they rent out those empty spaces for just a few hours? now they can. >> i have the $12 rate and $15 rate. >> this is "park now," a free app that calls itself the expedia of parking. it offers drivers cheap rates on spaces that would otherwise sit empty as long as you agree to be out by a certain time. >> 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for $12. if you stay longer you pay the regular price. it will let you pay extra to use extra special parking. >> a premium price on new year's eve or 4th of july. >> it has a green side. it lets you find spaces with charging stations and reserve one in advance. the ceo says the average user books a spot 11 hours ahead of time, which in theory cuts down on circling. >> reducing congestion and reducing pollution. but perhaps the most interesting thing is who is paying for it. a joint venture between a few private investors and bmw. here is why. >> i look at any city and owning a car is one of the
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things you almost regret when you move to a city. >> as more americans move to big cities, it's in a car's company's big interest to take the headache out of owning a vehicle. >> bmw has been focused on ways to find ways to ease the stresses associated with mobility, particularly in the u.s. where our congestion issues are more significant than other markets. >> in san francisco, jonathan bloom, abc7 news. >> lisa is joining us with a look what we can expect whether-wise. >> oh, boy, big changes ahead. we will stay the same today pretty much. so if you have the shorts on or the t-shirts, that's fine. here's a look from the east bay camera. a few high clouds around, keeping it mild around oakland, emeryville, upper 40s. but we are talking on shore flow returns, then cooler air and then rain. i'll have the timeline for you coming up next. >> lisa, thanks. also ahead, what it means to be a snowplow parent. and more importantly, whether it's a plus or
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>> good morning. welcome back. >> 6:46 on this saturday. you are look live in san jose where it's only 45 right now, but it is going to warm up today to one of the hotter spots in the bay area, 70 degrees. lisa argen will have a look at all the area's -- all of the bay area coming up in her forecast. meanwhile you have probably heard of helicopter moms at this
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point. those who hover over their kids all the time. but have you heard of snowplow parenting? it's a new trend in this increasingly competitive world. but abc7 news anchor christian sze reports that experts say overparenting could end up hurting rather than helping your child. >> parents come in all types. sometimes we play tiger mom. >> whether they like it or not they will do piano until they are 11. sometimes helicopter parents. >> since i just have one child i tended to nurture him more. >> and now the snowplow parent. >> the snowplow parents pushes life obstacles out of his or her way. be it bad grades or being overlooked at a sports team. >> leslie is a red wood shores mother of two boys. >> i have the tools you can pull out to be a snowplow or a helicopter or a dive bombing stealth.
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>> no plow when trying to snag her son lucas a prime position on the baseball team. >> i brought lemon cupcakes to the baseball game once and realized the coach doesn't like lemon. so you went home and baked new vanilla cupcakes and brought them to his house that evening for his family to share. >> her parenting style and that of her friends are not uncommon. in fact their children are already successful. >> maria's son, alexandra, is an accomplished violinist. this one is a competitive skier with olympic dreams. and leslie's son excels in baseball and ben is a budding local theater star. but educators are worried about bay area parents increasing tendency to prevent their children from failing. kate is the assistant head of the peninsula school in palo alto. a private school. >> we have people who come to
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open houses and tours, and okay, if my child goes here will they get into stanford? >> the athletic director, steve, said it's evident in sports. >> a lot more money is spent on the club activity outside of school. a lot more in the way of private lessons. >> he sees parents deterring kids from trying other sports to focus on success in one sport. one result? overuse injuries at a young age. renown stanford psychologist warns of another consequence. >> they are teaching their children a terrible lesson. if you are not good at something immediately, get out. it's humiliating to be a novice. >> her book, "mind-set" details her research saying when students are praised for achievement they become fearful of failure and stop trying. on the other hand. >> you know, if you get something wrong it means you
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need more effort or you need to try another strategy and guess what happened here? they became more resilient. >> she points out all successful silicon valley entrepreneurs have failed early and often. they learned from their mistakes. something for all parents to remember. abc7 news. >> what kind of parent are you? no, i'm just kidding. we know what kind of meteorologist you are, one great, and we need the information. >> anyway, you know. [laughter] >> we are talking about a beautiful day today. you see already with day light out there. in fact a few high clouds making for a pretty start of the day. 6:58 the official sunrise, here's a few from the east bay valley. looking out toward vollmer peak. temperatures in the higher elevations, in the 50s. the warmer air from yesterday still in the upper levels of the atmosphere. but there is a wind shift so
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numbers have dropped at the beaches. overall today the last of the mild temperatures above average today. so plenty of 60s and 70s to enjoy today, but things are changing quickly. in fact, tomorrow temperatures are coming down significantly in parts of the bay. rain returns late on president's day. here's a look at live doppler 7hd right now. picking up some of the higher clouds around the bay. we will have a few of these. but still plenty of sunshine. right now it is quite mild in san francisco. 54. in morning, livermore. 40 for you with a cool 48 in fair feel. upper 40s for santa cruz and 59 monterey. yesterday you were 80 and a chili 39 in gilroy. all around the bay we are pretty much the same except for the coast. 13 degrees cooler half moon bay. warmer in the north bay. today will be just spectacular afternoon out there. but it's been getting a little strange, hasn't it? feeling like spring out there.
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still the middle of february. president's day where we should have a lot of skiing and winter like conditions, some of that will be returning. mild and warm today. cooling trend starts around bait tomorrow with a chance of rain by late president's day and tuesday we are talking well below normal afternoon highs. here's a look at our setup right now. there's a system, a weak one offshore. high pressure still firmly in control with a big ridge over the bay area. this is beginning to shift east. as it does, it will allow for a wind shift, a few high clouds moving into the bay. we have them right now. but by the afternoon, still plenty warm out there. but here's what happens by monday night into tuesday. lake county, we will begin to see some rain. low snow levels, around 2500 feet. high temperatures are pressed to reach the mid-50s. here's a look at the timeline. in president's day we will increase the clouds. by noontime clouds around, highs in the upper 50s to lower 60s. then by monday night into tuesday, here it is. haven't seen this in a while.
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we have light rain in the north bay. here's the low snow levels. and by the rest of the day tuesday the cold low gets closer to the coast, maybe some thunderstorms. snow in the mountains. today, though, teens starting out. 51 in the northern sierra. how about 60 in yosemite. fur headed to the mountains, just maybe even a t-shirt today but you will need the overcoat for the overnight hours and much cooler weather. skiing will definitely be favorable for the new snow on tuesday and, of course, they are always making snow there. the temperature are cold at night, getting colder throughout the day. 69 today for a high in oakland with livermore coming in at 69. 70 fremont, san jose, and down by the somebody ray bay still plenty nice and mild but cooler than yesterday. 73 in salinas and that trend continues with highs upper 60s to the mid-60s sunday. president's day, no rain until the overnight hours. warmer locations only 60 then look what happens. no 60s at all, cold rain
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showers, maybe a thunderstorm tuesday. that system moves out followed by another one thursday and friday. so we are back to reality. it looks like the rain that we are expecting, not much, anywhere from half in top a third on tuesday. >> all right. we will get through it. thanks, lisa. well, up next, an invasion of the furry kind. what could possibly be so upsetting about these sweet
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bunnies are going after cars parked at the denver airport. the furry critters may be very cute, but they are getting into cars and chewing on cables, causing hundreds of dollars in damage per car. they are now installing new fencing and building perches for hawks and eagles to go after the ravenous rabbits. lookout, bunnies, might want to find a new spot to hang out. weather-wise? >> yes. it will be beautiful out there. but if you are in the city you will feel how mild it is. 67 downtown. our beaches cooler, 69 livermore. 70s from fremont to san jose. but not mid-and up he were 70s like we had before. in fact we are cooling off tomorrow and the rain arrives by monday night. >> all right, lisa. thank you. thank you, everyone, for joining us on the abc7 saturday morning news. abc7 news continues at 8:00 a&m. the oscars just one week away. abc7 is the only fillets to
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